Phil Wilson

Big heart behind gruff front

One of the few Queenstowners best known by initials, 'BC', aka Bryan Cecil Douglas, died last month after spending his last five-and-a-half years at the local Bupa care home.  PHILIP CHANDLER talks to family members and friends about his...
From once selling fridges and washing machines to, more latterly, selling legal services, Phil Wilson’s had a very varied business life. On the eve of his retirement, the keen horse racing man discusses his various track gallops, including his...
One of the Wakatipu's most-loved and longest-living locals, Herb Sheehy, died this week aged 90. He leaves behind his wife of 64 years, Margaret, nine children, 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Herb was a farm worker in Glenorchy when he met...
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